Desktop got hijacked

Posted on 2005-05-06
Last Modified: 2010-04-11
Hi Friends,
My system got hit with spyware yesterday ,i removed all of them but my desktop still remains hijacked.All the icons on the desktop are creating shadows of themselves,but i was able to change the background today from that blue screen.And the "web" button is disappearing under "right click properties->desktop->customize desktop".Can someone please tell me how to remove this spyware,i've tried the followin :

M/S Anti-Spyware Beta(the most effective one)
Repair Desktop
Trend Micro Online Scan
AdAware SE
SpyBot Search & Destroy
Avast antivirus

Please Help!!!
Question by:harmeek_80

    Author Comment

    Never mind ..i got that fixed...i would like my points refunded.thanks
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    Expert Comment


    Your welcome?
    How did you sort it then?

    Btw next time try hijackthis too!
    Great anti spyware program :)

    Author Comment

    I tried that too.....i updated my m/s antispyware beta the latest updates...and then i ran a deep scan..and it removed everything...

    Accepted Solution

    Closed, 70 points refunded.

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